November 11, 2012 Subject:
August 3, 2010 Subject:
I love Phish Kimock and Less but wow
Ok well, when Phish was out of commission I started going back and listending to old shows. Then I branched out and found Kimock. Then i came to archive and found this gem. I have heard some of Phil and friends stuff but usually got distracted by Phil's voice (god bless him though). i wish Trey, Page, Steve, and Phil had formed a permanent band now. Phish is touring again, yes, but for some reason its not as golden as this rare gem...
June 16, 2010 Subject:
A beautiful Suite
The DS > IUTY , DB > DS > MFT is the best post GD music , bar none .
Reviewer:Jim Pothier -
March 26, 2010 Subject:
Just one note....I'm a big proponent of not reviewing other reviews but pahlease Zaorish - to call PL&F a GD cover band is a completely idiotic statement. Really, that is rubbish and an erroneous rap.
Anway, this was a great run. Tons of love in the old building all three nights.
March 21, 2009 Subject:
This show is Phil & Phish at the top of their game. It's absolutely beautiful.
If you think of PLF as a Grateful Dead cover band, then yes, I agree with you that about 90% of the time it is, and it's much better to just listen to actual Dead concerts from 1972 or 1977.
But this concert stands on its own as a wonderful work of music and art. The different songs and jams meld into one complete and fully soul-satisfying river of song. This concert is a wonderful experience.
Find the best-sounding copy of this, to your ears, and keep it close. Five stars.
March 20, 2009 Subject:
A kind friend gave me these shows shortly after they came out and i just remember being blown away by them, the Shakedown and Rider on the 15th the Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's & Scarlet > Fire on the 16th, and the Dark Star mind mush on the 17th. Fantastic playing. My old cds have finally had enough, time for me to get the files forever. Thank you Charlie for all the work that you do!
October 29, 2007 Subject:
Over 8 Years Gone and Yet Still I Return...
I've had all 3 nights of this absolutely LEGENDARY run of some of the most CREATIVE and GROUNDBREAKING music I've ever had the pleasure to listen to in my collection since these bombs were dropped in 1999.
After the countless listens, I still find the beautiful subtleties and nuances that make 4/16 and 4/17 TRUE masterpieces. These were the shows that rocketed Phil into his wonderful solo career. They made us appreciate what we had lost even more, but they also showed that tunes that had been played for 30 years or so can have complete overhauls with new interpretations, wrinkles, and energy.
Obviously, The Grateful Dead and Phish are two bands that I love so much and my life has been enriched beyond measure by both. This was such a rare treat, Page does Piano and Keyboard work that no keyboardist the Dead ever had could accomplish. In my opinion, 4/16 and 4/17 are Steve Kimock in his absolute PEAK form, both creatively and in terms of execution. His playing is just brimming with fresh ideas and wonderful, graceful finesse. Phil said it best, Trey is just plain nasty here, and Kimock is playing something akin to an anti-gravity guitar.
MOLO IS A BEAST
December 18, 2005 Subject:
This show is unreal. It's perfect in every aspect. Trey and Page are great. Phil phucks up the bass line for Down With Disease but we'll forgive him. This show is amazing. 5 stars.
June 16, 2005 Subject:
Charlie, thank you so much. Your work here is consistent with your work with SKB! Being a serious Kimock lover, I've been waiting for this 3 night run to be available forever. All three nights are beautiful, but 4/17 is the monster. Between the Dark Star jams, IU2U, Favorite Things, Bird Song, Terrapin, FOTD, MORNING DEW and GDTRFB, you get it all here. Page and Trey are a treat alone, but Kimock is the genius behind the mad science on this night. This is no doubt my favorite Morning Dew ever....and this is coming from a 30 year old deadhead who will never get over never having seen the boys play live. Trey gives us a solid first solo on Dew...just perfect. But on the closing solo Steve gives us what we always want on a great DEW....a beautiful, dynamic solo that climbs a mountain and explodes in a beutiful crescendo. The beginning of his solo is so quiet and careful that you can almost miss the beauty if you don't have the volume high enough.
The rest of the 4/15-4/16-4/17 run is awesome too! But 4/17 is in my CD player the most. Anyone who enjoys Grateful Dead, Phish, Zero, and SKB music must have this show! Oh, and John Molo is one heck of a rhythm man.
Phil, Phish and Phucking Kimock via Charlie Miller...no technical evaluations needed. Thanks to all!
February 24, 2005 Subject:
big thanks to the taper who got these gems. all three nights are spectacular. actually, big thanks to any taper out there who reads this, you do a spectacular job for our little community of music heads.
February 22, 2005 Subject:
phil doin' the dead
one of the best morning dew's ever!
kimock and trey get it done!
February 7, 2005 Subject: